KMC female candidate withdraws from mayoral race

Friday, April 27, 2018

Fatima Sarr, the only female independent candidate contesting for mayoral election in the Kanifing Municipality Council (KMC) in the forthcoming Local Government Election has withdrawn her candidature, according to Independent Electoral Commission.

Ms. Sarr was the first female candidate to be mominated for mayoral election in Kanifing Municipality. However, the reason of her withdrawal was not disclosed.

“In accordance with Section 51 Subsection (1), of the Elections Act, Fatima Sarr, nominated Independent Candidate for Mayoress for the KMC tendered her withdrawal from contesting the Local Government Election slated for May 12th 2018.”

In pursuance to section 51 subsection (2) of the same act, the returning officer, Lamin Cham filled in the acceptance of Withdrawal Form and handed it over to Fatima Sarr.

Author: Momodou Jawo
Source: Picture: Fatima Sarr